Engineer Brano Meres' experimental X-9 Nighthawk bike frame looks like some kind of a stealth bike. Its made with a lightweight carbon fiber skin that surrounds a core made from a material partially composed of Aramid, a synthetic fiber used in body armor fabric.
Its so light, that the X-9 frame weighs only three pounds. Is Brano planning to put this into production? He'd better! Brano's primary goal for the bike was to experiment with building a frame using the same honeycomb sandwich panel techniques as is used in the aircraft industry.
Oil prices are at an all time low, but that's not going to stay like that forever. One day, we'll run out of oil, and we're going to be in trouble. Which is why this machine could be something we desperately need. It makes oil by combining hydrogen and CO2. Read more